Resorts Launch ‘Maker Programme’ to introduce plastic recycling in the Maldives

Resorts Launch ‘Maker Programme’ to introduce plastic recycling in the Maldives

Soneva, the world-leading luxury resort operator, has announced that it has started recycling plastic as part of the ‘Soneva Maker Programme’. Beginning at Soneva Fushi, this programme will see Soneva join the grass-roots ‘Precious Plastic’ global initiative to increase plastic recycling, by fabricating their open source machines from locally available, low cost materials. In due […]

Eydhafushi fund raiser for Myanmar Rohingya Muslims

Eydhafushi fund raiser for Myanmar Rohingya Muslims

A fund box is to be open in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island to help Rohingya Muslims persecuted by Myanmar’s law enforcement authorities. Eydhafushi Council’s President Tholal Abdul Rahman said that the funds raised will go to assist Rohingya Muslims who have crossed the border and entered Bangladesh as refugees. “The fund box will first […]

Olhugiri management plan underway

Olhugiri management plan underway

  The management plan of Baa atoll Olhugiri island has been drafted and will be implemented this year, according to Biosphere Reserve Office. Olhugiri was declared an environmental sanctuary, in the UNESCO recognized heritage site Baa atoll, because the island is a roosting site for “maahoara” seabirds in the Kaashidhoo channel. The island has two […]

FEYLI contributes patient bed to Baa Atoll Hospital

FEYLI contributes patient bed to Baa Atoll Hospital

A patient bed has been donated to Baa Atoll Hospital by Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi’s non-governmental organization FEYLI. At a ceremony today, the bed was handed over to the hospital’s Director Ahmed Waheed by FEYLI’s founder member Abdul Razzaag Mohamed. FEYLI said that the contribution is part of the NGO’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) program. […]

AVANI to build luxury resort on Fares

AVANI to build luxury resort on Fares

  AVANI Hotels & Resorts is thrilled to announce the development of its first resort in the Maldives. AVANI Fares Maldives Resort will be located on Fares Island in the Baa Atoll and is scheduled to open in Q4 2019. Ideal for millennial minded travellers, this untouched, private 12.4 hectare island will provide a natural […]

Wins for Anantara and Soneva Fushi

Wins for Anantara and Soneva Fushi

  Anantara Kihavah Villas and Soneva Fushi resort in Baa atoll have won the matches of the first leg of the quarter finals of the Inter Resort Volleyball Champions League. Anantara won the second quarter final match – played at Anantara on Saturday – over Sheraton by three straight sets (25-23, 25-17 and 25-21). The […]

Glonet Education Fair to be held in Eydhafushi

Glonet Education Fair to be held in Eydhafushi

  The “Glonet Education Fair”, in the form of a roadshow, is to be held in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island on Saturday. Glonet’s Managing Director Mohamed Naseem Ahmed said that the fair is a collaboration with Eydhafushi’s non-governmental organization (NGO) FEYLI. The fair, aimed at Baa atoll islands, will be held from 1400 hours […]

“Clean and Green Eydhafushi” campaign launched

“Clean and Green Eydhafushi” campaign launched

  A campaign to keep Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island clean and green has been started as a collaborative effort between Eydhafushi’s non-governmental organization (NGO) FEYLI, Soneva Fushi resort of Baa atoll, and Eydhafush’s Council. FEYLI’s founder member Abdul Razzaag Mohamed launched the program on Friday.   The program is lent support by the environmental […]

Iyan and Malika win BAEC Quran recitation competition

Iyan and Malika win BAEC Quran recitation competition

  Iyan Ali Waheed and Malika Ahmed has won the Quran recitation competition of Baa Atoll Education Centre (BAEC). Iyan, from Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi’s Alithari house, won the recitation category after competing with 104 students. Malika, from Eydhafushi’s Avidheyge house, won from the memorization category after competing with 26 students. The two were handed […]

Kendhoo Council meets Education Minister

Kendhoo Council meets Education Minister

  Baa atoll Kendhoo island’s Council has met Education Minister Dr. Aishath Shiham. At the meeting held on Thursday, the Council was represented by the Council’s President Ahmed Saleem and Vice President Abdul Rasheed. The Education Ministry was represented by the Minister and senior officials of the Ministry. According to Saleem, the point of discussion […]